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It Really is Okay to Say “Merry Christmas” Even in the Public Schools

Posted by Ted Hoppe | Dec 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seems that every year at this time there are articles in the news about the “War on Christmas” and efforts of certain groups to cleanse the public schools of any reference to “Christmas”.  What most people do not realize, though, is that much of what is reported about Christmas in the public schools is exaggerated or simply is not true. For example:  did you know that it is not unconstitutional for a public school teacher to wish a student “Merry Christmas” or that a public school can display a nativity scene or that is is ok for a school to include traditional Christmas carols in their holiday concerts.  This year the Alliance Defending Freedom has published a Fact Sheet separating the facts from the myths surrounding Christmas in the public schools.  You can get a copy of the fact sheet here.

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